Rakau – are suitable for use both as bittering and aroma. Can be used for multiple additions with late hop character delivering tropical fruit aromas of passionfruit and peach. Quite high levels of oil with an H/C ratio typical of classical aroma varieties.
This variety has a lot of typical New Zealand fruity character so would be best suited to new world styles of ale and lager such as Pales and “big” IPA’s..
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Hop Type: Bittering and Aroma
Alpha Acid: 10-11%
Possibility of Substitution: Amarillo, Summit
Typically used for: APAs, IPAs